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2016-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2016-19 Panamera, over concerns about the power steering wire harness. According to the company the wire harness could be damaged, which could in turn undermine the effectiveness of the wire harness insulation over the 'service life' of the vehicle. That damage could result in a short circuit, or make the electric power steering stop working...

2003-10, 2009-16 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2003-2010 and 2009-2016 Panamera, over concerns about the transmission's plastic gear selector cable sleeve. According to the company, the plastic sleeve on the selector lever cable mightn't be durable throughout the life of the vehicle. If the sleeve breaks, the transmission might not change into park when the driver shifts the lever to 'P'...

2010-16 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled to 2010-2016 Panamera, over concerns about the car's air conditioning system. According to the company, moisture can seep into the air conditioning blower's control unit, which would cause malfunctions and short circuits within the system. In the worst case scenario, a short circuit could cause a fire...

Porsche planning Panamera-based 8 Series rival - report

A new report out of the UK indicates Porsche is working on a two-door version of its front-engined Panamera to rival the likes of the BMW 8 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Britain's Autocar claims scuttlebutt out of Europe suggests the company is developing a coupe and convertible based on the Panamera's MSB modular architecture that will offer enhanced practicality and everyday comfort over its 911 mid-engined sports car...

2017-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2017-19 Panamera, over concerns about the brake wear warning light. According to the company, an issue with the car's software can mean the red brake wear warning light doesn't illuminate when the pads are worn out. Instead, only a yellow warning light will be shown, and can be dismissed by the driver...

2016-18 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche Australia has issued a recall notice for the 2016-18 Panamera sedan over concerns a software fault could lead to a loss of power steering. The German marque reports power steering assistance may "become unavailable sporadically" as a result of the programming error, which will require "greater force" to turn the steering wheel...

2019 Porsche Panamera GTS revealed, here first quarter of 2019

Porsche has revealed the Panamera and Panamera Sport Turismo GTS, a new sub-Turbo variants for its four- and five-door executive express. Power in the GTS comes from a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 pumping out 338kW and 620Nm to all four wheels through an eight-speed PDK transmission. That's 15kW and 100Nm up on the previous GTS, helping both variants hit 100km/h in just 4...

Porsche: Can hybrids plug the diesel void?

After whispers from earlier this year, Porsche this week announced it's getting out of the diesel business. Production of the Macan S Diesel and Panamera 4S Diesel was halted in February, kickstarting speculation about what role the fuel would play in Porsches future...

Porsche ends diesel production for good

Porsche has officially ended production of its diesel vehicles, instead shifting its focus to e-mobility.  Using an official statement published on the company media website, Porsche CEO, Oliver Blume, said the company wasn't "demonising" what is an "important propulsion technology", but admitted it would have a "diesel-free" future...

Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled 17 examples of the current-generation '971' Panamera, over concerns about the rear anti-roll bar. According to the company, the connecting links on the rear anti-roll bar can't be guaranteed over the service life of the car because of a manufacturing defect...

BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, Porsche Panamera head-to-head - video

Everyone loves a good drag race, especially when there are three big sedans – okay, two sedans and one 'four-door coupe' – involved. Over in the UK, Autocar has sent the BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S and Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid into battle, to find out which ultra-exec is quickest off the line...